Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In the Heart of the Sea, talks about his interest in the whaleship Essex and the history of whaling on Nantucket. Hear more about Philbrick's historical interests and other works he has written.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
She set out to save a species… us.